Issue 1630

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Thursday 31st January

  • Wallet stolen during Ashford robbery
  • Tunbridge Wells shoppers alerted to purse thieves
  • Robbery in Chatham
  • Appeal following theft of safe from Staplehurst post office
  • Dashcam sought after vehicles damaged in Aylesham
  • Items believed stolen recovered near Tunbridge Wells
  • Teenager's bicycle stolen in Margate park
  • Designer watch stolen in Dover robbery

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Wednesday 30th January

  • Warning over poaching in rural areas near Snodland

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Thursday 31st January

  • Whitstable hammer attacker sentenced to 22 years in prison
  • Drug mule found in Faversham with heroin worth up to £200,000 jailed
  • Men jailed over attempted assault in Maidstone flat
  • Ramsgate man is jailed for unprovoked assault

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Thursday 31st January

  • Suspected cocaine seized from drivers in Tunbridge Wells
  • Armed robbery reported in Rainham
  • Stolen caravans recovered by officers in Folkestone
  • Sevenoaks man arrested over drugs haul discovery
  • Two arrested over Ashford assault
  • Man charged with drug offences in Sheerness
  • Drugs and cash found inside car in Dartford
  • Two men charged with Twydall burglary

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Thursday 31st January

  • Recall: Yorkshire Fine Cheese - Barncliffe Brie
  • Recall: Specialized - Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus Steerer tube collar
  • Recall: Ghana Taste - Tom Brown Millet Based Porridge

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Wednesday 30th January

  • Trader convicted of selling illegal and counterfeit tobacco
  • Cold weather warning – Kent urged to keep warm and well
  • Counterfeit goods seized by Trading Standards

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Tuesday 29th January

  • Matthew Scott talks local policing with local representatives

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Thursday 31st January

  • Man freed from car after Herne Bay crash
  • Kitchen fire in Tunbridge Wells home
  • Man freed from car after New Romney crash
  • Lorry crash closes tunnel at Dartford Crossing
  • Lorry and van fire near Maidstone

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Thursday 31st January

  • Millbrook Healthcare Kent & Medway Wheelchair Service Statement
  • Kent and Medway stroke review meeting on 14 February
  • Stay Alive app helping people in Kent and Medway
  • Help us help you to keep warm and well this winter
  • Pharmacy opening times for west Kent on New Years Day

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Thursday 31st January

  • Facebook Scam Promises Free Air New Zealand Tickets to All
  • USPS ‘We Have Sent You a Message’ Malware Email

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Thursday 31st January

  • Jumbo UK recalls Ghana Taste Tom Brown Millet Based Porridge because of undeclared peanuts

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Sevenoaks and Swanley


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Chapel Wood
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Thursday 24th of January between 8:00am and 9:15am. A vehicle has been broken into and various items stolen.
Capelands
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Tuesday 22nd of January between 8:35pm and 8:50pm. Person/s hav e attempted to break into a vehicle.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Cockerhurst Road
in Shoreham
Between 4:30pm on Saturday 19th of January and 4:30pm on Sunday 20th of January. A caravan has been stolen.
Edenbridge North and East
Main Road
in Edenbridge
On Tuesday 1st of January between 12:01am and 1:32pm. Damage has been caused to a vehicles driver side window.
Eynsford
Castle Road
in Eynsford
On Tuesday 29th of January around 12:30am. Someone broke into a container at the visitor centre. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Oliver Crescent
in Farningham
Between 11:00pm on Wednesday 23rd of January and 8:00am on Thursday 24th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
School Lane
in West Kingsdown
On Saturday 5th of January between 7:40pm and 8:10pm. A site has been broken into. Enquiries are ongoing.
Rushetts Road
in West Kingsdown
Between 12:01am on Monday 21st of January and 12:28pm on Tuesday 29th of January. A container on some land that has been broken into and tools have been taken.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Station Road
in Halstead
On Wednesday 2nd of January around 3:00pm. Items have been removed from a vehicle without permission.
London Road
in Halstead
Between 4:30pm on Friday 4th of January and 9:55am on Saturday 5th of January. Person/s have entered the site and stolen a shed and summer house that they dismantled before taking.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Caxton Close
in Hartley
On Thursday 3rd of January around 12:00am. Someone ripped both wing mirrors off a Honda Jazz parked in a car park.
Hextable
Claremont Road
in Hextable
Between 10:00pm on Tuesday 15th of January and 8:00am on Wednesday 16th of January. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.
St. Davids Road
in Hextable
On Friday 4th of January between 7:50pm and 9:03pm. Both front windows on a van were smashed. Nothing stolen.
Egerton Avenue
in Hextable
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 3rd of January and 6:00am on Friday 4th of January. Graffiti was sprayed on the side of a van parked in the road.
Seal and Weald
Park Lane
in Seal
Between 6:00pm on Wednesday 23rd of January and 7:00am on Thursday 24th of January. Person/s broke into site and took a microwave oven and measuring tape from the office.
Church Street
in Seal
Between 8:00pm on Friday 4th of January and 7:39am on Saturday 5th of January. A Ivor Williams livestock trailer stolen from the farm yard and the offenders have caused damage to the fence and gate.
Stone Street
in Seal
Between 12:01am on Sunday 27th of January and 4:35pm on Tuesday 29th of January. A wire fence has been cut, leading into a residential garden.
Sevenoaks Eastern
Seal Hollow Road
in Sevenoaks
On Saturday 5th of January around 1:24pm. Items have been stolen from a vehicle.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Oakhill Road
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 25th of January between 10:00am and 12:00pm. A VW Tiguan parked on a driveway was broken into and cash was stolen.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Knotts Place
in Sevenoaks
On Sunday 27th of January between 11:00am and 9:00pm. A residential property was broken into.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Park Road
in Swanley
On Monday 31st of December between 7:30pm and 11:40pm. Damage has been caused to the bonnet and front offside wing of a vehicle. There is also a scuff on the headlight.
Swanley St. Mary's
London Road
in Swanley
On Wednesday 30th of January between 9:04pm and 9:26pm. A vehicle has been dented by stones being thrown at it.

Tonbridge and Malling


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Robin Hood Lane
in Aylesford
On Tuesday 15th of January between 12:01am and 6:00am. Damage has been caused to a vehicles tyres.
Aylesford South
East Park Road
in Aylesford
On Friday 4th of January around 12:00am. A bike was stolen from the side of a property.
Borough Green and Long Mill
London Road
in Platt
On Thursday 24th of January between 12:01am and 11:59pm. Van has been broken into in Holiday inn Maidstone car park damage to drivers door lock access has been gained into van but no further damage
Burham and Wouldham
Rochester Road
in Burham
Between 5:00pm on Saturday 26th of January and 7:50am on Sunday 27th of January. A substance has been poured over a vehicle causing damage.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Branbridges Road
in East Peckham
On Monday 28th of January around 12:21am. Person/s ha e attempted to break into a property.
Hildenborough
Rings Hill
in Hildenborough
Between 11:58pm on Saturday 26th of January and 12:30am on Sunday 27th of January. Person/s have broken in via forced entry. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Brookmead
in Hildenborough
On Wednesday 23rd of January between 1:00am and 8:30am. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.
Foxbush
in Hildenborough
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 26th of January and 10:00am on Sunday 27th of January. Person/s have attempted to gain access to property via a rear window.
Kings Hill
Liberty Square
in Kings Hill
Between 12:01am on Sunday 20th of January and 6:00am on Monday 21st of January. Utility shed was broken into and various items stolen .
Victory Drive
in Kings Hill
Between 12:01am on Thursday 24th of January and 10:07am on Saturday 26th of January. A black/pink Boss mountain bike was stolen from outside a residential property.
Liberty Square
in Kings Hill
On Friday 4th of January between 7:00pm and 7:12pm. Damage has been caused to a vehicle.
Medway
Postern Lane
Between 3:00pm on Wednesday 16th of January and 11:30am on Tuesday 22nd of January. Extensive damage was caused to the building when breaking into a property, damage was also caused inside the building.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Simpson Road
in Snodland
On Tuesday 1st of January between 12:01am and 4:29pm. Window to address has been broken - no sign of entry or anything taken.
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Manley Boulevard
in Snodland
On Saturday 26th of January around 3:06am. A male was seen trying to gain access to a vehicle.
Crossfield Walk
in Snodland
On Thursday 3rd of January around 12:00am. Person/s have broken into a vehicle, nothing has been reported stolen.
Willow Close
in Snodland
Between 6:00am on Sunday 27th of January and 8:00am on Tuesday 29th of January. Whilst a vehicle was parked in a parking bay overnight it was broken into and items stolen from inside.
Trench
Forest Grove
On Sunday 27th of January around 12:00am. Damage was caused to a door panel.

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Wednesday 30th January

  • Community grants scheme to continue
  • Payment systems closed for maintenance

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Small Bridge Road
in Horsmonden
Between 5:00pm on Wednesday 23rd of January and 7:00am on Thursday 24th of January. A pumping station has been broken into. access was gained via a padlocked entrance gate and door on 10ft store container bent in a attempt to break in. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Broadwater
Sidney Close
Between 8:45pm on Thursday 3rd of January and 8:00am on Friday 4th of January. Damage was caused to the side of a vehicle in an attempt to gain entry. No access was gained and nothing was stolen.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Bedgebury Road
in Goudhurst
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 22nd of January and 2:42pm on Wednesday 23rd of January. Person/s gained entry to a conservation centre, old walled garden causing damage.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Lomas Lane
in Sandhurst
Between 7:00pm on Thursday 24th of January and 2:00am on Sunday 27th of January. A yard and barn have been broken into.
Paddock Wood East
Church Road
in Paddock Wood
On Friday 25th of January around 6:30pm. Vehicle has been stolen from outside of pub.
Maidstone Road
in Paddock Wood
On Sunday 23rd of December between 6:00pm and 11:59pm. Youths have attempted to smash a property window.
Pantiles and St. Mark's
High Street
On Sunday 27th of January around 9:10pm. A male has entered and asked to go toilet, has then entered staff area and stolen items.
Pembury
Old Church Road
in Pembury
On Tuesday 1st of January between 4:00pm and 4:14pm. Youths have thrown stones over a bridge smashing a vehicle windscreen.
Henwoods Crescent
in Pembury
Between 10:30pm on Monday 7th of January and 8:00am on Tuesday 8th of January. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.
Sherwood
Sherwood Way
Between 12:01am on Monday 31st of December and 2:00pm on Wednesday 2nd of January. A front window to a property has been smashed. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Longfield Road
On Friday 11th of January between 6:00pm and 8:00pm. Someone stole a quantity of hay bales from the forecourt of a business premisses.
Southborough North
London Road
in Southborough
Between 7:15pm on Monday 28th of January and 7:15am on Tuesday 29th of January. A building is under construction and person/s have gained entry.
St. James'
Hilbert Road
Between 3:00pm on Wednesday 23rd of January and 12:00pm on Saturday 26th of January. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
Between 3:00pm on Wednesday 23rd of January and 12:00pm on Saturday 26th of January. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.

Maidstone

Checked : Friday 1st February. Updated : Wednesday 30th January

  • Keys to Jerusalem returned to Maidstone Museums

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Riverhead Close
On Monday 28th of January between 7:00pm and 10:20pm. A residential property was broken into and car keys were taken. A silver BMW 520D, YL14***, was stolen using the keys.
Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton
Cobfields
in Chart Sutton
On Sunday 20th of January between 7:47pm and 8:13pm. A Ford Transit parked in the road has been stolen.
Boxley
Bearsted Road
in Boxley
Between 5:00pm on Wednesday 23rd of January and 6:00am on Thursday 24th of January. Person/s broke into a container stealing various gardening equipment.
Lock Lane
in Boxley
On Thursday 17th of January between 7:45am and 4:41pm. A van broken into and numerous tools stolen.
Coxheath and Hunton
Gallants Lane
in East Farleigh
Between 10:00pm on Saturday 26th of January and 6:55am on Monday 28th of January. Someone broke into a business premises and stole groundwork equipment.
Kilnbridge Close
in East Farleigh
On Sunday 6th of January between 1:00pm and 1:16pm. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
East
Week Street
Between 12:01am on Sunday 20th of January and 11:57am on Friday 25th of January. A vehicle has been stolen.
Twyford Court
On Monday 28th of January between 3:00pm and 6:00pm. A residential property was broken into and searcjhed. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Bargrove Road
On Tuesday 29th of January between 6:30pm and 7:30pm. A residential property was broken into. Various items have been stolen.
Fant
Tonbridge Road
On Monday 21st of January between 7:00pm and 8:30pm. A windscreen and the bonnet of a car has been damaged.
Terminus Road
Between 5:30pm on Saturday 26th of January and 7:30am on Sunday 27th of January. A rear passenger side window of a vehicle was smashed.
Harrietsham and Lenham
West Street
in Harrietsham
On Monday 28th of January around 12:00am. Someone broke into a public house and stole money from fruit machines and safes.
Heath
Beverley Road
On Monday 28th of January between 5:00pm and 10:15pm. A residential property was broken into and jewellery was stolen.
Mill Walk
On Saturday 5th of January between 5:45pm and 6:01pm. Person/s attempted to break into a property. No access was gained.
High Street
Marsham Street
On Sunday 27th of January around 6:36pm. Damage has been caused to a communal door to a block of flats.
Lower Stone Street
On Tuesday 1st of January between 10:00pm and 10:53pm. A male was seen tampering with security vehicles and one of the gate boards has been broken.
King Street
Between 12:00am on Saturday 26th of January and 12:00am on Sunday 27th of January. A shed has been broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Marsham Street
On Sunday 6th of January between 12:00pm and 2:18pm. Damage has been caused to a vehicle. The rear window was smashed and a graffiti tag on the roof of the car.
Week Street
Between 4:30pm on Sunday 27th of January and 8:30am on Monday 28th of January. A residential property was broken into.
North
Calder Road
On Friday 25th of January around 1:32pm. Person/s have attempted to break into a property.
Stanhope Close
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 2nd of January and 11:00am on Thursday 3rd of January. A vehicles car window has been smashed. The bulk head has been pushed over at the back suggesting entry to the vehicle. Nothing has been taken.
Calder Road
Between 10:00pm on Friday 4th of January and 8:58am on Saturday 5th of January. A vehicle has been damaged in an attempt to gain entry.
Shepway South
Sutton Road
Between 6:00pm on Saturday 26th of January and 8:00am on Sunday 27th of January. A residential property was broken into.
Graveney Road
On Saturday 26th of January between 5:15pm and 6:00pm. A vehicle was parked outside a property when damage was caused to the wing mirror.
South
Loose Road
Between 6:00pm on Friday 4th of January and 7:43am on Saturday 5th of January. Parts have been removed from a Vauxhall van.
Beaconsfield Road
in Tovil
Between 6:30pm on Wednesday 2nd of January and 12:44pm on Thursday 3rd of January. When an owner of a vehicle returned they found three large gauges on the bonnet.
Staplehurst
High Street
in Staplehurst
On Wednesday 30th of January between 2:30am and 3:15am. Person/s broke into a post office and stole the safe.
Sutton Valence and Langley
Warmlake Road
in Sutton Valence
Between 7:00pm on Thursday 3rd of January and 8:39am on Friday 4th of January. A silver Ford Transit van, JJ51***, was stolen from the road.
Maidstone Road
in Sutton Valence
On Monday 28th of January between 7:09pm and 7:30pm. Three people were seen entering the business site and trying to break into a container. No access gained.
Leeds Road
in Langley
On Thursday 24th of January between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A shed at a residential property was broken into.
Sutton Road
in Langley
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 23rd of January and 11:59pm on Saturday 26th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into. A red Honda TRX90PA off-road motorbike and an orange KTM off-road motorbike were stolen.